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Change: Paul, Part II

Change: Paul, Part II A Message on Acts 9:19b-25 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church Oct. 31, 2021, Commitment Sunday By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com Acts 9:19b-25 (NRSV) For several days he was with the disciples in Damascus, 20 and immediately he began to proclaim Jesus in the synagogues, saying, “He is the Son of God.” […]

Change: Esther

Change: Esther A Message on Esther 4:9-17 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church Oct. 17, 2021, Commitment Sunday By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com Esther 4:9-17 (NRSV) Hathach went and told Esther what Mordecai had said. 10 Then Esther spoke to Hathach and gave him a message for Mordecai, saying, 11 “All the king’s servants and the […]

Change: Hosea

Change: Hosea A Message on Hosea 3:1-5 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church Oct. 10, 2021 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com Hosea 3:1-5 (NRSV) The Lord said to me again, “Go, love a woman who has a lover and is an adulteress, just as the Lord loves the people of Israel, though they turn to other […]

Change: Elisha

Change: Elisha A Message on 2 Kings 2:1-12 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church Sept. 12, 2021 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com 2 Kings 2:1-12 (NRSV) Now when the Lord was about to take Elijah up to heaven by a whirlwind, Elijah and Elisha were on their way from Gilgal. 2 Elijah said to Elisha, “Stay […]

Change: Elijah

Change: Elijah A Message on 1 Kings 19:1-10 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church Sept. 12, 2021 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com 1 Kings 19:1-10 (NRSV) Ahab told Jezebel all that Elijah had done, and how he had killed all the prophets with the sword. 2 Then Jezebel sent a messenger to Elijah, saying, “So may […]

Change: The Roman Jailer

Change: The Roman Jailer A Message on Acts 16:25-34 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church Sept. 5, 2021 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com Acts 16:25-34 (NRSV) 25 About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the prisoners were listening to them. 26 Suddenly there was an earthquake, so violent that the […]

Change: Joshua

Change: Joshua A Message on Joshua 1:1-9 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church Aug. 15, 2021 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com Joshua 1:1-9 (NRSV) After the death of Moses the servant of the Lord, the Lord spoke to Joshua son of Nun, Moses’ assistant, saying, 2 “My servant Moses is dead. Now proceed to cross the […]

Change: Timothy

Change: Timothy A Message on 2 Timothy 4:1-5 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church Aug. 8, 2021 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com 2 Timothy 4:1-5 (NRSV) In the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who is to judge the living and the dead, and in view of his appearing and his kingdom, I solemnly urge […]

Change: Peter, Part II

Change: Peter Part II A Message on 1 Peter 2:18-25 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church Aug. 1, 2021 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com 1 Peter 2:18-25 (NRSV) 18 Slaves, accept the authority of your masters with all deference, not only those who are kind and gentle but also those who are harsh. 19 For it […]

Change: Peter, Part I

Here is this week’s message written and given by Alex Howell, our College Pastoral Internship Program intern that we have had this summer. Today is Alex’s last day with us. Blessings to you, Alex, and you continue to explore God’s call on your life! Change: “Peter, Part I” A Message for Jacksonville First United Methodist […]